Financial Aid

There are some new important changes for financial aid students to be aware of:
1. The 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and CA Dream Act Application will be available starting October 1st, 2016.
2. Students will need to submit Prior Prior Year (PPY) income (2015) on the 2017/2018 application. We have workshops available to assist students with these applications.
Please visit our website for more information on the workshops. We are also available for presentations to your department or division. Please contact me for more details.

Location: Financial Aid Office Contact: Jamie Quiroz, Ext. 2370
Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office will be hosting a Workshop Series on Financial Aid 101, limits on Financial Aid, as well as transferring your Financial Aid. Students can attend the workshops to gain understanding in these areas and to ask any questions that they may have. Attached is a link to the flyer.

Location: Financial Aid Resource Center Contact: Ulysses Valencia, ext. 2391
Financial Aid

Come be a part of our Financial Literacy workshops where you will be more Financial Aid savvy and know how to make the most of your aid. Workshop topics will include Maximizing your Financial Aid, Budgeting 101, Student Loans 101, and Credit Loans 101. See attached flyer for more details

Location: Fin Contact: Ulysses Valencia, ext. 2391

Interested in learning more about cars? The Ford ASSET (Automotive Student Service Educational Training) Program is currently accepting applications. Learn while you earn by taking automotive technician classes and gain work experience by working at a local Ford dealership. Applications will be accepted until October 26, 2016. Attend the orientation meeting on October 27, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Start date for the Ford ASSET Program is January 9, 2017.

Location: Automotive Department, AT-14 Contact: Jessica Coronado, 2909

This family-oriented concert will feature the Cerritos College Concert Band and Orchestra in an evening of modern and classic medleys and overtures. Dr. David Betancourt will conduct the band. More info in link below

Location: Student Center Contact: Micki England, 2629

A song recital performed by the voice of students of the Applied Music Program. More info in link below

Location: Burnight Building, Music Department, Rm. BC - 51 Contact: Micki England, 2629
Student Activities

If you would like to assist the Associated Students of Cerritos College by volunteering to be a judge for the Halloween activities on October 31, please email AJ.

Location: Falcon Square Contact: Amna Jara, 2474
Know Your Vote!
2:00 pm-6:00 pm
Student Activities

Learn about propositions and candidates that will appear on the November 8th ballot. November 1, 2-6 p.m.

Location: Falcon Square Contact: Amber Dofner, X2473
Operation Care Package
6:00 am-11:30 pm
Veterans Resource Center


OPERATION CARE PACKAGE Help a Veteran in need by donating hygiene items from the list on the attached flyer. The Cerritos College VRC will be accepting donations for our local community shelter beginning Monday, September 26, 2016 - Thursday, November 10, 2016. Donations can be dropped off at the following locations: Veterans Resource Center (VRC), Student Activities, Counseling Office, Health Center For any questions please contact Crystina Davila at or 562-860-2451 EXT. 3716

Location: Veterans Resource Center Contact: Crystina Davila, (562) 562-860-2451 Ext. 3716

Piano Recital: Piano Concert featuring Dr. Charles Fierro, professor emeritus, Cal State Northridge 11 am Burnight Center Theatre Free more info in link below

Location: Burnight Center Theatre Contact: Micki England, 2629
School Relations

High School Counselor Conference informs high school counselors of the wide array of programs and services available to prospective students. The program includes information on the latest in Cerritos College policy (enrollment, financial aid, etc.) and program developments that impact prospective and current students. Specialized breakout sessions will be available to choose from along with tours, and lunch is provided. Registration will be required.

Location: LC 155 and throughout the campus Contact: Shirley Arceo, 562-860-2451, Ext. 2129
Theatre & Film

The Cerritos College Theatre Department invites you to join us for the upcoming production of Charles L. Mee’s Big Love. Though this play takes the plot of the original Greek play, Aeschylus’s The Suppliants, this version is entirely modernized. The story follows fifty brides who flee Greece to a manor in Italy to avoid forced arranged marriages to their fifty cousins. While the brides and grooms wait for the impending wedding day, the characters raise issues of:
-> gender politics & the balance of power
-> love
-> refugees seeking asylum and
-> domestic violence
* This show contains adult content

Fri, Dec 2 @ 8 pm
Sat, Dec 3 @ 8 pm
Thu, Dec 8 @ 8 pm
Fri, Dec 9 @ 8 pm
Sat, Dec 10 @ 8 pm
Sun, Dec 11 @ 2 pm
Get your tickets early before we sell out.

Location: Burnight Studio Theatre Contact: Theatre Department, 2640
Theatre & Film

Open auditions for this comedy drama written by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Stephen Adly Guirgis. The story begins at the funeral of Sister Rose, a beloved community activist, a teacher, a mentor and a tough cookie. In attendance is a real cast of characters.
AUDITIONS: Dec 5 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Dec 6 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Callbacks: Dec 6 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. More audition details in the link below.

Location: Burnight Center Theatre Contact: Renee Bloch, 2638
PeopleSoft Patches and Fixes
12:00 pm
Information Technology

The next date for PeopleSoft maintenance, which includes critical updates for Financial Aid, is scheduled as follows: November 10 - December 6: Testing of patches & fixes in QA by Cerritos Staff (HR, Payroll, & all SA areas) December 9: Production will be patched beginning Friday starting at noon Anything critical to your area should be tested. If any issues arise during testing, please email Please include enough information for us to properly troubleshoot (like screen shots, error messages, &/or menu items). Here is the detailed patching schedule: When production is being patched, the following services will be interrupted because they use PeopleSoft data to function properly. During maintenance users will receive error messages with the following applications: PeopleSoft, MyCerritos, Rosters+, Schedule+, Counseling+, Orientation+

Location: IT Contact: Patrick ODonnell, 2171

Piano Ensemble Concert featuring Cerritos College piano students performing a variety of repertoire written for one piano/four hands or two pianos/four hands. 4 pm Music Department - BC -51 Free more info in link below

Location: Music Department - BC-51 Contact: Micki England, 2629

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